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Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
An Evening with Chris ThileStrathmore
Tue. Nov 5 Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Art on TapThe Art League
Fri. Nov 1 Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
NPO: Voices of Light, Richard Einhorn's score and the silent film The Passion of Joan of ArcStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Washington Performing Arts: Taipei Symphony OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Nov 15
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General WelfareNational Archives
Sat. Oct 26
Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Leon FleisherStrathmore
Tue. Nov 12
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The MusicalThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonatoThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCEStrathmore
Fri. Nov 8
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
1,000 years of Sound and MovementThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19
The Second City's Love, FactuallyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29